educational innovators

educational innovators

'Online Ivy' Minerva Project launches genius grant-like prize for educators

gigaom.com
Much like the MacArthur Foundation’s genius grants recognize talented individuals for their creativity, a new prize from startup Minerva Project wants to honor educators for excellence and innovation in teaching. The San Francisco-based company, which last year grabbed headlines with a $25 million seed round for its plans to bring...
'Online Ivy' Minerva Project launches genius grant-like prize for educators

TED Prize Winner Sugata Mitra To Create A "School In The Cloud"

www.fastcompany.com
The educational innovator receives $1 million to seed child-driven, Internet-enabled learning centers in India and around the world. Today Dr. Sugata Mitra became the eighth winner of the TED Prize, which now consists of $1 million presented to social entrepreneurs to make their dreams huge. Past winners include Bono's...
TED Prize Winner Sugata Mitra To Create A "School In The Cloud"
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